Learn how to create block pressure in this episode of Exploring Fighting Games

By on September 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Create Block Pressure

Have you ever had difficulties opening up your opponents’ defensive options, so that you can dole out the necessary damage to win? One thing that separates the top winning players from the rest is the ability to establish proper block pressure.

While most people understand the concept of creating safe block strings, there are still some struggles with actually creating opportunities beyond this. This requires being able to create frame traps and extending block pressure to make it difficult for opponents to escape without eating damage. This tutorial, which shows the concept via Guilty Gear Xrd, gives a primer on the concept that will help you get started.

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Corey "Missing Person" Lanier is a full-time writer, and one half of the "So Smart" team that did commentary for Street Fighter V Crash. A former English teacher, he has spent 5 years living between China and South Korea before moving to Canada. When he's not busy writing, he enjoys streaming, playing mafia and elevating his Super Turbo game. He also believes Sailor Moon S is the best fighting game on the planet, and if you don't believe him, see him in Sailor Moon!